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Sue Casey has been a political organizer, strategist, manager and advisor in five presidential campaigns. She served for six years on the Denver City Council, taught government and politics at local universities and is the author of "Hart and Soul: Gary Hart's New Hampshire Odyssey and Beyond", an insider look at the 1984 New Hampshire primary campaign. She lives in Denver.

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Richard Ben Cramer and Political Life

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2013 | 11:05 AM

The world of politics is peppered with uneasy relationships between journalists and the public figures they cover. However, like army buddies who have been in the foxhole together, when you share time in the bunkers of political campaigns sometimes the strong bonds that develop break all the rules. Richard Ben...

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Twenty Women Senators on the Cliff

(0) Comments | Posted December 31, 2012 | 10:00 AM

My name is Sue and I am a recovering counting addict. My obsession with counting began decades ago when a senseless war in Vietnam and injustice and violence at home caused me to pay more attention to all the wrong places our leaders were taking our country. I couldn't help...

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Girlfriends for VEEP

(8) Comments | Posted July 16, 2008 | 11:17 PM

Even if I weren't a girl, I'd be recommending to both parties' presidential candidates that the smartest choice for running mate is a woman. Barack Obama in particular has some very good choices, women who would provide a huge political boost during the general election campaign, contribute immensely in governing...

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Passing the Test

(18) Comments | Posted August 22, 2007 | 12:15 PM

It's hard to predict whether Barack Obama's stumble over a question about the use of nuclear weapons will have any lasting impact on his candidacy. But stumble he did.

His mistake was not necessarily substantive, for many think he is right to suggest that this country is both...

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President Bloomberg

(3) Comments | Posted June 27, 2007 | 3:47 PM

Hunter Thompson's Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail is but one of many campaign books listed by amazon.com on a page entitled, in big bold headlines, THE Supremely Weird 1972 Election. Thompson is surely rolling over in his grave knowing that he will be unable to pen a...

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